Healthy Restaurants in Nashville

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When it comes to food, “health-conscious” can mean anything from meatless menu options to organic ingredients to minimal waste. With that in mind, these are Nashville Guru’s top healthy restaurants in Nashville organized by breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We’ve also included a list of healthy options to order at popular Nashville restaurants.

Healthy Restaurants in Nashville


Mimo Restaurant and Bar Nashville

Mimo Restaurant and Bar Nashville, located at Four Seasons Hotel Nashville, serves a delicious breakfast menu featuring a “Light and Fresh” section. Expect healthy dishes such as Muesli Overnight Oats and Avocado Toast.

  • Location: SoBro
  • Must-try: Green Detox Smoothie

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Frothy Monkey

Frothy Monkey is an all-day cafe that serves breakfast and brunch until 5:00pm. The menu is filled with a variety of healthy options made with intentionally-sourced ingredients from regional farmers.

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E+Rose Wellness

Enhance your wellness journey at E+Rose Wellness, a plant-based eatery founded by a registered dietitian. Enjoy vegan eats, bowls, smoothies, juices, and more.


Hearts Nashville

Hearts Nashville is an all-day cafe that serves Australian-inspired breakfast options. Some of their most popular morning dishes include Smashed Avo Toast and Bircher Muesli.

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Cafe Roze

Cafe Roze is a popular restaurant situated on the east side of Nashville. If you’re wanting something light, the Berry Shake comes highly recommended. Looking for more protein? The Egg Bowl is the way to go.

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Dozen Bakery

Dozen Bakery prioritizes fresh ingredients from local vendors and farmers, resulting in exceptional breakfast items. You’ve most likely enjoyed one of their delicious pastries at a local coffee shop.


Franklin Juice Company

For a guilt-free sweet treat, the acai bowls from Franklin Juice Company are a must—these heaping dishes of frozen berry sorbet can be customized with organic toppings like granola, fruit, and raw local honey.



Common Ground

Common Ground, a newcomer to the dining scene in 2022, serves a nice selection of fresh options, including some clearly-marked vegan dishes. For a health-conscious selection, you can’t go wrong with one of the “Greens.”


Radish Kitchen

Radish Kitchen is a fast-casual food concept created by chef and cookbook author Amanda Fredrickson. Expect healthy dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients.


Two Hands

Two Hands is an Australian-inspired restaurant that features delicious lunch. Expect a ton of gluten-free and vegan menu items. All ingredients come from local farms.

  • Location: Gulch 
  • Must-try: Tomato Toast

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Sadie’s is an all-day eatery that serves tasty lunch dishes. This casual fine-dining spot offers American fare with a Mediterranean influence.

  • Location: Edgehill
  • Must-try: Salmon Kebabs

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Vui’s Kitchen

Vui’s Kitchen serves fresh and authentic Vietnamese cuisine, including popular menu items like pho noodle soup and banh mi sandwiches. Pho is, of course, enjoyed at any time of year, but on a cold winter day, you’ll warm right up.


Greenery Co.

At Greenery Co. all food is purchased fresh and made from scratch daily. Stop in for delicious and balanced salads, bowls, and seasonal soups.


Kawai Poké Co.

Kawai Poké Co. serves fresh poké bowls, smoothies, and breakfast bowls with vegan and vegetarian options available.


Copper Branch

From comfort food to lighter fare, Copper Branch offers a variety of entirely plant-based menu items. Options range from power bowls to burgers to smoothies.

  • Location: Downtown
  • Must-try: General Copper Bowl



East Nashville’s first vegan eatery, Graze, has been a go-to spot for the past 6+ years. It continues to thrive with popular dishes like the Roasted Veggie Burrito and the Buffalo Quesadilla.


Sunflower Cafe

At Sunflower Cafe guests can expect vegan and gluten-free options, daily specials, and a down-home feel. This popular spot also offers catering and a full to-go menu.


Turnip Truck

Grab-and-go from the rotating hot and salad bars at all Turnip Truck locations—paleo, low-carb, gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian items included.



Blue Sushi Sake Grill

At Blue Sushi Sake Grill, guests can expect responsibly caught fish and humanely raised meat. The Lion King and Spanish Fly sushi rolls are both crowd favorites.

  • Location: Downtown
  • Must-try: The Beach Roll

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Nicky’s Coal Fired

Nicky’s Coal Fired has rolled out a new menu section called “Plant Based Party” with options like Stuffed Eggplant, Plant Based Canestri, and Vegan Bolognese. You can always count on Nicky’s Big Buratta, too!

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1 Kitchen Nashville

1 Kitchen Nashville is a farm-to-table restaurant located at 1 Hotel Nashville. This mission-driven eatery purchases 75% of its ingredients within a 200-mile radius. The meat and seafood are also ethically sourced.

  • Location: Downtown
  • Must-try: Beet Wellington

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Head over to Lyra for modern Middle Eastern cuisine. The menu is seasonal, but guests can expect healthy, delicious food no matter the time of year.

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Sixty Vines

While Sixty Vines may be most known for their amazing wine selection, they also serve health-focused dinner options. The menu also features a variety of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian dishes.

  • Location: Downtown
  • Must-try: Rainbow Trout

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Epice is a Lebanese bistro situated in 12 South. The colorful dinner menu includes healthy mezze plates, salads, and entrees.

  • Location: 12 South
  • Must-try: Grape Leaves

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The Farm House

Enjoy dinner at The Farm House with delicious Southern food made with local ingredients that support family-owned businesses in Tennessee. In addition to great food, their cocktails are also very tasty.

  • Location: SoBro
  • Must-try: Scallops

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Avo, one of Nashville’s pioneering plant-based restaurants, is constantly reimagining its vegan offerings. If you love a good happy hour, stop by every Tuesday through Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for select food and drink specials.

  • Location: West End
  • Must-try: Cozy Rice Bowl


True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen is a healthy chain that incorporates fresh, seasonal ingredients into its salads, sandwiches, entrees, juices, and more.

  • Location: Green Hills
  • Must-try: Grilled Sustainable Salmon


The Wild Cow

The Wild Cow is small but mighty healthy. The sprawling menu is packed with delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.


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